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Everything in theaters this week, plus special screenings and movie reviews.

Short takes: This week’s movie listings and reviews

September 29th, 2016

Everything in theaters this week, plus special screenings and movie reviews.

  • J.J. Abrams and crew have come up with a somber, thoughtful and sometimes pretentious meditation on the nature of consciousness, along with Wild West gunfights.

  • The legendary director's new Amazon project is a television series by only the loosest possible definition.

  • Mike Colter plays a street-level brawler who's fighting back gravity.

  • Disney’s new family-friendly drama meticulously follows the beats of the inspirational sports movie.

  • This paean to courage and fortitude offers an alternative to recent superhero epics.

  • This is possibly the worst movie in the veteran director’s uneven career.

  • It's time once again to celebrate the best film about bowling, kidnapping and nihilism ever made.

  • Sharlto Copley gives what may be his first performance as a normal human being.

  • For fans who find even the footnotes worthwhile, there’s something to appreciate.

  • Everything in theaters this week, plus special screenings and movie reviews.

  • Mac is back—now with more violence and sex appeal, fitting in well with CBS' low-ambition crime dramas.

  • Cute trumps weird as the filmmaker of adult fare like "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" aims for the family.

  • Indie flick "Max Rose" is the first of four film projects for the Las Vegas-residing comedy legend.

  • What’s most sorely missing here is a sense of grand adventure.

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